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Princeton's WordNet

  1. isolation(noun)

    a state of separation between persons or groups

    closing off

  2. isolation(noun)

    a feeling of being disliked and alone

    closing off

  3. isolation, closing off(noun)

    the act of isolating something; setting something apart from others

    closing off

  4. isolation(noun)

    (psychiatry) a defense mechanism in which memory of an unacceptable act or impulse is separated from the emotion originally associated with it

    closing off

  5. isolation(noun)

    a country's withdrawal from international politics

    "he opposed a policy of American isolation"

    closing off

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. isolation

    segregation, detachment, disconnection, insularity, self-containedness

    organization, co-membership, community, connection, concatenation, continuity

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. isolation(n.)

    separation, disconnection, insulation, segregation, detachment

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. isolation(n)

    insulation, segregation, loneliness, solitude

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. isolation

    See Isolation exercise

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  1. Major League Baseball:

    The health and safety protocols were designed with a challenging circumstance like the one facing The Marlins in mind. The response outlined in the joint MLB-MLBPA Operations Manual was triggered immediately upon learning of the cluster of positive cases, including contact tracing and the quarantining and testing of all of the identified close contacts. The The Marlins personnel who tested positive remain in isolation and are receiving care, in over 6,400 tests conducted since Friday, July 24th, there have been no new positives of on-field personnel from any of the other 29 Clubs. This outcome is in line with encouraging overall data since the June 27th start of testing. Through last Thursday, July 23rd, 99 of the 32,640 samples 0.3 % had been positive.

  2. Mike Lee:

    Opioid-related deaths are not evenly distributed, the big takeaway is that there’s a strong social component to our opioid crisis. Opioid addiction seems to have a high rate of correlation to social isolation. Those with a strong family or a good job seem less likely to become victims.

  3. Ewald Nowotny:

    As you can't see this in isolation, rather this (devaluation) has an impact on other countries so that it can lead to a certain disquiet in an important part of the global economy, namely in southeast Asian countries.

  4. Choi Jung-hun:

    Even if a Chinese vaccine had already been approved, no drug is perfect and he would not take that risk when he has numerous shelters which can ensure almost complete isolation.

  5. Michel Temer:

    Isolation may even give one a false sense of security at first.

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